Central Florida Theme Park Injury Reports for 3rd Quarter of 2019 Released

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To remain exempt from major inspection, Central Florida theme parks must list all of their quarterly incidents and injuries with the state. This quarter’s report (July – September 2019) covers a total of 14 incidents/injuries: 9 belonging to Disney, 3 to Universal, 1 to Sea World, and 1 to Legoland.No injuries were reported for Busch Gardens. Only incidents or illnesses resulting in a hospital stay of 24-hours or more and deaths are reported.

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom:

Hollywood Studios:

  • August 19th: Male, 40 – Guest with a pre-existing medical condition had a seizure and fell after riding Star Tours.


  • July 9th: Male, 34 – Guest with a history of motion sickness became ill after riding Mission: SPACE.

Animal Kingdom:

  • July 3rd: Male, 83 – Guest injured hip while entering Na’vi River Journey.
  • July 5th: Female, 41 – Guest had a seizure after riding Expedition Everest.
  • September 22nd: Female, 45 – Guest felt ill; migraine and vomiting when riding Expedition Everest.

Typhoon Lagoon:

  • September 22nd: Female, 44 – Guest experienced sudden memory loss after riding Castaway Creek.

Universal Orlando

Universal Studios:

Islands of Adventure:

Volcano Bay:

  • July 11th: Male, 47 – Guest suffered numbness after riding Punga Racers.

Sea World:

  • September 20th: Female, 56 – Guest suffered an elbow injury


  • September 13th: Female, 32 – Pregnant guest (34 weeks) complained of lower back pain radiating to her abdomen after riding Masters of Flight.

Source: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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